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Uttar Pradesh: PM Modi lays foundation stone for warrior king Suheldev Singh’s statue in Bahraich

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for a statue of warrior king Suheldev of Shravasti.

Uttar Pradesh: PM Modi lays foundation stone for warrior king Suheldev Singh’s statue in Bahraich
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for a statue of warrior king Suheldev of Shravasti. He also unveiled through video conferencing programmes for beautification of Shravasti, Chittora Lake and Bahraich on the occasion.

The projects will focus on the development of various tourist amenities including a cafeteria, guest house and a children’s park. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was present at the event.

King Suheldev, an icon of the Rajbhar community, had defeated and killed the Ghaznavid general Ghazi Saiyyad Salar Masud in a battle on the banks of the Chittora lake in Bahraich in 1033.

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First published on: 16-02-2021 at 12:07 IST